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Call for Abstracts

Abstract Submission Opens February 26, 2018Submit an Abstract

Submit your abstract for the opportunity to present and publish your research to an audience of transfusion and cellular therapy professionals from around the world. Abstracts will be considered for an oral or poster presentation. *

Download the Abstract Submission Guide for more information on the abstract process, including instructions for preparing and submitting your abstract.

Important Dates

February 26: Abstract Submission Opens
April 26: Abstract Submission Deadline
Early-July: Notification of Acceptance
October 13-16: 2018 AABB Annual Meeting

*All submitters who have an accepted abstract are required to attend the Annual Meeting.

 New for 2018

Categories: Submit your abstract in one of eighteen categories with related keywords

Poster Hours: Achieve maximum visibility! Posters are now coinciding with the Exhibit Hall hours

 Award Information

Top Poster Awards
Leading-edge, top-graded posters will be recognized onsite and showcased as "Top Posters" during the meeting.

Outstanding Abstract Award for Trainees
As determined by peer review of scientific merit and abstract quality, ten trainees will receive a $500 award and be recognized for their outstanding abstract.

Trainee awards will be presented in the following categories:

  • Undergraduate/Nursing/MLS student
  • SBB student
  • Medical/Graduate student
  • Resident
  • Fellow/Post-Doctoral Scientist

To be eligible, the applicant must be a trainee or have been a trainee within 12 months of the meeting start date. The applicant must also be the first author, who will present the abstract. Submissions will require documentation of eligibility by sponsor.


Technical Support
For help in submitting an abstract online, contact technical support.

Education and Professional Development Department
Phone: +1.301.215.6482